Asylum

Asylum is one of the cornerstones of American Immigration law. This country is proud to be a place that people from all over the world look to as a refuge from persecution and danger in their homeland. These people can all come to the United States and apply for Asylum. Our firm has guided countless clients through this process by helping them tell their story and representing them in Immigration Court. It is best to apply for asylum within one year after entering the United States, but our experienced attorneys and staff have had success even after this one year period. Come read these Success Stories about people who can now live safely in the U.S.A after working with our firm. If you are seeking Asylum, contact us today!

Asylee Status Granted after Ten Years Fight, With Criminal Conviction in Record

Mrs. W came to the U.S 20 years ago with a tourist visa and filed her asylum based on Chinese family-planning policy within one year of her entry. Unfortunately, after the asylum interview, her case was referred to court. That’s how she started her long fight for a legal status with immigration courts. When she contacted our firm, it was in 2013 when her Master Calendar was already scheduled. Our

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Woman and Children Flee Congo Persecution, Win Asylum for All Four in April 2021

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] In June of 2018, the Margaret W. Wong & Associates immigration law firm in Cleveland took over a case involving a woman

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LGBTQ Woman from Eastern Europe Starts Asylum Process; Denied Over and Over, EOIR 42-B (Cancellation of Removal) Wins the Day

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] Seeking to escape repressive policies against LGBTQ people in Eastern Europe and wanting to raise the child she was expecting in a

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Izan Flees Murders in Mexico; Achieves Asylum After Seeking Help for “Notice to Appear,” For Which We File EOIR-42 Cancellation of Removal

The first week of 2021 was a wonderful one for a man named Izan who Margaret W. Wong’s Chicago office had been working with for several years because he learned that he would not have to fear being returned to his homeland, which was quite dangerous, and he wouldn’t be separated from his children thanks to the efforts of the Margaret W. Wong team in Chicago. Izan initially came to

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Gay Christian Student From China Granted USA Asylum Preventing Violent Harassment At Home

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] In 2015 the Margaret W. Wong team in Cleveland started working with Zhang Yong, a very kind and courteous young man who

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Chinese Musician and Meditation Practitioner Granted USA Asylum After Religious Persecution in China

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] A musician named Meixiu came to the United States in 2014 from China seeking refuge here because she was most seriously depressed

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A Story of Removal, Asylum, Fake Documentation, but with a Happy Ending!

In September of 2019, a Kim, from China, was finally granted a green card 19 years after coming to the United States. A rocky start in America To both escape repression and to join relatives here, Kim came to the United States on December of 2000, using a fake passport. When he applied for asylum, his application was denied, and he was ordered removed to China. He appealed the Immigration

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Can’t Escape the Violence

In order to escape the violence taking place in the region of Mexico where she lived, a young woman named Alicia journeyed to the United States in the mid-1990s where she re-connected with relatives living in New York. In time she married and had a daughter named Adella who really excelled in school especially in mathematics and science. Tragedy Strikes However, Alicia’s husband was killed in by gang violence in

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Religious Persecution Leads to Fleeing, Asylum and Green Card

Ms. Li and her husband, Mr. Wang, are devout Christians. They were persecuted by local law enforcement for joining underground churches in China. Not wanting to give up the pursuit of God, they entered the United States illegally through a snakehead arrangement at the advice of their church brothers and sisters. On entry, Mr. Wang was arrested by border officials, but Ms. Li escaped. Mr. Wang was released on $10, 000

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Asylum Win for Chinese Mother who was Forced to Have Abortion

Ms. L is a Chinese citizen. She had a happy family of three, her husband and her son, back in China. However, troubles and pain followed after she found out she was pregnant with her second child. She was reported to the Family-planning office by her employer when she could not hide her pregnancy anymore. She was forced to abort the baby because she had an urban household registration and

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